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VAHB7001IntroBudget Bill. Amends Chapter 1289 of the Acts of Assembly of 2020, as amended by Chapter 56 of the Acts of Assembly of 2020, Special Session I, and Chapter 552 of the Acts of Assembly of 2021, Special Session I.
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2021-08-02
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VAHB2174PassState-facilitated IRA savings program; establishment. Directs the governing board of the Virginia College Savings Plan (the Board) to establish a state-facilitated individual retirement account (IRA) savings program (the Program). The Board shall adm...
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2021-04-15
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0556)
VAHB1855PassDepartment of Mines, Minerals and Energy. Renames the Department of Mines, Minerals and Energy as the Department of Energy. Within the Department, the bill renames the Division of Mined Land Reclamation as the Division of Mined Land Repurposing and r...
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2021-04-07
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0532)
VAHB1800PassBudget Bill. Amends Chapter 56 of the Acts of Assembly of 2020, Special Session I. Budget Bill. Amends Chapter 56 of the Acts of Assembly of 2020, Special Session I.
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2021-04-07
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0552)
VAHB2327PassVirginia Public Procurement Act; requirement to pay prevailing wage; transportation infrastructure projects. Clarifies, for purposes of the requirement under certain circumstances to pay the prevailing wage rate for work performed on public works con...
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2021-04-07
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0549)
VAHB2312PassMarijuana; legalization; retail sales; penalties. Eliminates criminal penalties for simple possession of up to one ounce of marijuana by persons 21 years of age or older, modifies several other criminal penalties related to marijuana, and imposes lim...
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2021-04-07
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0551)
VAHB1864PassVirginia Human Rights Act; definition of employer; person employing one or more domestic workers. Expands the definition of "employer" for all purposes of the Virginia Human Rights Act to include a person employing one or more domestic workers, as de...
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2021-03-31
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0506)
VAHB1811PassVirginia Public Procurement Act; preference for energy-efficient and water-efficient goods. Provides that in the course of procuring goods, if a state agency receives two or more bids for products that are Energy Star certified, meet Federal Energy M...
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2021-03-31
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0469)
VAHB2161PassActive military or a military spouse; prohibits discrimination in public accommodations, etc. Prohibits discrimination in public accommodations, employment, and housing on the basis of a person's military status, defined as a member of the uniformed ...
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2021-03-31
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0477)
VAHB2004PassVirginia Freedom of Information Act; law-enforcement criminal incident information; criminal investigative files. Adds criminal investigative files, defined in the bill, relating to a criminal investigation or proceeding that is not ongoing, also def...
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2021-03-31
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0483)
VAHB2025PassVirginia Freedom of Information Act; record exclusion for personal contact information provided to a public body. Provides that personal contact information provided to a public body or any of its members for the purpose of receiving electronic commu...
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2021-03-31
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0484)
VAHB2001PassBuilding standards for certain state and local buildings. Requires that any executive branch agency or institution or locality entering the design phase for the construction of a new building greater than 5,000 gross square feet in size or the renova...
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2021-03-31
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0473)
VAHB2321PassGovernor's Secretaries; Secretary of Labor created. Creates in the Governor's Cabinet the position of Secretary of Labor. The bill transfers from the Secretary of Commerce and Trade to the Secretary of Labor responsibility for the Department of Labor...
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2021-03-30
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0453)
VAHB1836PassSecretary of Natural Resources. Renames the Secretary of Natural Resources as the Secretary of Natural and Historic Resources. The bill also designates the Secretary as the Chief Resilience Officer and removes the Virginia Museum of Natural History f...
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2021-03-30
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0401)
VAHB1876PassWorkforce development; data sharing. Expands the type of workforce development data that state agencies may share with the Virginia Workforce System to support workforce program evaluation and policy analysis. The bill removes the requirement that al...
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2021-03-30
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0438)
VAHB2105PassEarly childhood education; quality rating and improvement system participation; School Readiness Committee. Delays until the 2022–2023 school year the requirement for all publicly funded early childhood education providers to participate in a q...
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2021-03-30
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0446)
VAHB2322PassOpioid Abatement Authority; established; report. Establishes the Opioid Abatement Authority. The Authority, with the assistance of the Office of the Attorney General, would administer the Opioid Abatement Fund, which would receive moneys from settlem...
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2021-03-24
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0306)
VAHB2007PassPrescription drug price transparency. Directs the Department of Health to enter into a contract or an agreement with a nonprofit data services organization to collect, compile, and make available on its website information about prescription drug pri...
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2021-03-24
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0304)
VAHB2140PassDepartment of Human Resource Management, alternative application for employment for persons with a disability. Directs the Department of Human Resource Management to create an alternative application process for the employment of persons with a disab...
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2021-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0218)
VAHB2223PassDepartment of the Treasury and State Treasurer; bonds. Eliminates language that directs certain officers and board members to procure individual surety bonds mandated by current law when such officers and board members are already covered under bondi...
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2021-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0152)
VAHB2171PassVirginia Small Business Financing Authority; annual report; utilization or award of loan and grant program funds. Requires the Virginia Small Business Financing Authority to include in its annual report information regarding the percentage of loan an...
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2021-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0148)
VAHB2212PassChildren's Services Act; effective monitoring and implementation. Requires the director of the Office of Children's Services to provide for the effective implementation of the Children's Services Act (§ 2.2-5200 et seq.) in all localities by (i)...
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2021-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0226)
VAHB2222PassMilitary medical personnel program. Adds any facility that offers medical services to the public and that is supervised by one or more physicians or podiatrists to the list of entities that may participate in the military medical personnel program es...
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2021-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0231)
VAHB2170PassVirginia Small Business Financing Authority; risk-based review of outstanding loans; report. Requires the Virginia Small Business Financing Authority to conduct a risk-based review of all outstanding loans at least annually and report the results of ...
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2021-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0147)
VAHB1993PassDuties of agencies and their appointing authorities; diversity, equity, and inclusion strategic plans. Requires state agencies to establish and maintain a comprehensive diversity, equity, and inclusion strategic plan in coordination with the Governor...
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2021-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0168)
VAHB2130PassVirginia LGBTQ+ Advisory Board. Establishes the Virginia LGBTQ+ Advisory Board to advise the Governor regarding the economic, professional, cultural, educational, and governmental links between the Commonwealth and the LGBTQ+ community in Virginia an...
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2021-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0169)
VAHB2147PassDivision of Human Rights; renamed as Office of Civil Rights. Renames the Division of Human Rights in the Department of Law as the Office of Civil Rights. Division of Human Rights; renamed as Office of Civil Rights. Renames the Division of Human Right...
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2021-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0196)
VAHB2172PassDepartment of Small Business and Supplier Diversity; certification of small, women-owned, and minority-owned businesses; right to appeal denial of initial certification. Requires the Department of Small Business and Supplier Diversity to adopt regula...
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2021-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0149)
VAHB2177PassCapital outlay plan. Updates the six-year capital outlay plan for projects to be funded entirely or partially from general fund-supported resources.
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2021-03-12
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0093)
VAHB2117PassChildren's Services Act; special education programs. Requires that funds expended for private special education services under the Children's Services Act only be expended on educational programs that are licensed by the Board of Education or an equi...
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2021-03-11
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0070)
VAHB2288Engross

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Virginia Public Procurement Act; construction contracts; requirement to submit list of subcontractors. Requires bidders or offerors on contracts for construction of $250,000 or more to submit along with their bid or proposal a list of all subcontract...
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2021-03-01
Failed to pass
VAHB2074Engross

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Environmental justice; interagency working group. Establishes the Interagency Environmental Justice Working Group as an advisory council in the executive branch of state government to further environmental justice in the Commonwealth and directs each...
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2021-03-01
Failed to pass
VAHB5002Engross

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Department of Small Business and Supplier Diversity; Small Business Procurement Enhancement Program, and Women-owned and Minority-owned Business Procurement Enhancement Program established; report. Establishes the Small Business Procurement Enhanceme...
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2021-03-01
Failed to pass
VAHB1848PassVirginia Human Rights Act; discrimination on the basis of disability. Adds discrimination on the basis of disability as an unlawful discriminatory practice under the Virginia Human Rights Act. The bill also requires employers, defined in the bill, to...
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2021-02-25
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0012)
VAHB1830PassVirginia Small Business Financing Authority; Board of Directors; membership; small business lending experience. Requires at least five of the nine citizen members of the Virginia Small Business Financing Authority to have experience in small business...
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2021-02-25
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0011)
VAHB1967PassVirginia Jobs Investment Program and Fund; minimum wage requirements. Adjusts the minimum entry-level wage rate per hour a company is required to pay in order to be eligible for assistance under the Virginia Jobs Investment Program from at least 1.35...
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2021-02-25
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0016)
VAHB1931PassVirginia Freedom of Information Act; electronic meetings. Authorizes a public body to conduct through electronic communication means a meeting for which, on or before the day of the meeting, a member of the public body holding the meeting notifies th...
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2021-02-25
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0033)
VAHB1891PassDepartment of Human Resource Management; duties of the Department; annual safety and disaster awareness training. Requires the Department of Human Resource Management, in coordination with the Secretary of Health and Human Resources or his designee, ...
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2021-02-25
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0004)
VAHB2313Engross

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Freedom of Information Act; exclusions; definition of "Office of the Governor." Adds the Chief Workforce Development Advisor and the Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion to the definition of "Office of the Governor" for purposes of excluding ...
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2021-02-23
To Senate General Laws and Technology Committee
VAHB2155Engross

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Virginia Human Rights Act; nondiscrimination in employment; sexual harassment and workplace harassment. Makes it an unlawful discriminatory practice for an employer, labor organization, or employment agency to engage in workplace harassment, includin...
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2021-02-22
Failed to report (defeated) in Judiciary (6-Y 7-N)
VAHB1996Engross

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Virginia Public Procurement Act; determination of responsibility; local option to include criteria in Invitation to Bid. Allows localities to include in the Invitation to Bid criteria that may be used in determining whether any bidder, not just any b...
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2021-02-17
Passed by indefinitely in General Laws and Technology (9-Y 6-N)
VAHB1978Engross

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Legislative Staff Development Fund. Establishes the Legislative Staff Development Fund (Fund) to encourage and support the professional development of legislative staff. The bill defines "legislative staff" as salaried staff of a member of the House ...
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2021-02-12
Passed by indefinitely in Rules (11-Y 4-N)
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